Anchorage Symphony's "Tradition and Innovation"

Anchorage Symphony's

featuring Mary Elizabeth Bowden, trumpet

Bohuslav Martinu – Thunderbolt P-47
Vivian Fung – Trumpet Concerto
Jean-Baptiste Arban, arr DeJong – Variations on a Theme from Bellini’s “Norma”
Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 5

  • Martinu’s Thunderbolt P-47 is a thrilling piece capturing WWII fighter pilots’ spirit, courage, and heroism.
  • Originally scheduled to perform on our 2020 Season Finale, accomplished trumpet player Mary Elizabeth Bowden now joins us to perform Vivian Fung’s Trumpet Concerto, co-commissioned by the ASO commissioning club, Musica Nova.
  • Duh, duh, duh, duhhhh. Need we say more? Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 5 embodies his revolutionary spirit and mastery in crafting powerful and emotionally charged music.
Join ASO Education Consultant Susan Wingrove-Reed for insights, stories, and musicians' perspectives at ASO's FREE pre-concert lecture Words on Music LIVE, March 2nd at 6:30pm.